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Wingate

noun
  1. Orde (Charles) (ɔːd). 1903–44, British soldier. During World War II he organized the Chindits in Burma (Myanmar) to disrupt Japanese communications. He died in an air crash
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Historical Examples

  • After such an answer, Wingate could only send him to gaol: he could not help himself.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude

  • Another magistrate who knew him had by this time joined Wingate.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude

  • After the train had gone Wingate and Captain Sol entered the station together.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Mr. Wingate looked his friend over, winked, and asked a question.

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Say, Mr. Wingate, you won't mention my fortune to a soul, will you?

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln